New Development Marketing Information for 1356 W. Wellington Avenue

The funeral home has closed and that land is now being marketed for a redevelopment opportunity.

J.Crew is coming to Southport

As we reported in December, J. Crew had been all but confirmed on coming to Southport. This week we hear that J. Crew is signing their lease for 3423 N. Southport Avenue, and will be taking up the entire new development, along with a rumored SoulCyle studio. What are your thoughts?

J. Crew in Washington D.C.

Meeting on March 9, 2015 for the proposed transit-oriented redevelopment where Rise and Galleria Liquors are located (meeting now postponed)

Updated March 5, 2015: The meeting has been postponed for a future date.
A meeting has been scheduled for the proposed mixed-use transit oriented development for 3401-09 N. Southport Avenue on Monday, March 9 at 7:00 PM at Mystic Celt (3443 N. Southport Avenue). This is a very similar design concept that is coming to 3400 N. Lincoln Avenue.
The following is now known:
    • A 4-story building with retail on the first floor
    • 33 apartments with starting rent at $1,500
    • 6 parking spaces with one being a handicapped spot
The project will be presented by the developer to all that attend the West Lakeview Neighbors meeting. See the renderings below for the new development.

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Public Notice for a Zoning Change Issued for the Demolition of Rise Sushi and Galleria Liquors

From our blog post earlier, developers are looking to demolish the current buildings that house Galleria Liquors and Rise Sushi.  A public notice for a zoning change went up on January 26, 2015 for a 4-story mixed-use transit-oriented development.  These are quite the rave lately around Chicago according to Curbed Chicago.

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Petsmart coming to 3301 N. Ashland; Vitamin Shoppe Now Open, Medspring Opening Soon

3301 N. Ashland is now fully leased as Petsmart is taking the middle area and Medspring Urgent Care will be moving into the southern area.  Vitamin Shoppe is now open.   

Kruger Gallery Chicago opening January 16, 2015 at 3709 N. Southport Avenue

Please support the grand opening of Kruger Gallery Chicago at 3709 N Southport with the opening of Heather Green, Victims & Villains, this Friday, January 16 from 6-9 pm!


3400 N. Lincoln Avenue Transit Oriented Development Approved

Approval was given by Ald. Pawar to 3400 N. Lincoln Avenue – a new, mixed-use transit area development.  Here is the link to the full development brochure, and photos are included below.  

Target Out, Whole Foods Flagship most likely in at Belmont/Ashland and Lincoln

It looks like Target will not be coming after all, and Whole Foods is interested in Novak Construction\’s site at Belmont, Ashland and Lincoln.  This proposed Whole Foods would be a flagship size, much like the one in Lincoln Park.

Crain\’s Chicago broke the story earlier today, and this new plan was confirmed on January 12, 2015 at the West Lakeview Neighbor\’s meeting at Mystic Celt.